BTS‘s J-Hope is already breaking records and dominating iTunes charts worldwide, with his new mixtape!
On March 2nd, BTS‘s rapper and lead dancer J-Hope released his long-awaited first solo mixtape “Hope World“ and within hours of its release J-Hope has already set a new record for the most No.1’s on iTunes by any Korean solo act.
As of March 2nd, 11:00 a.m. KST, “Hope World” had claimed the No.1 spot on the iTunes Top Albums chart in over 63 different countries, including the United States, England, Canada, Brazil, and Australia.
The mixtape’s title track “Daydream” also swept iTunes charts across the globe. The song hit No. 1 on the iTunes Top Songs chart in various nations including Finland, Romania, Slovenia, Ukraine, Armenia, Kazakhstan, and Vietnam.
in a recent live broadcast on Naver V Live, J-Hope talked about the much-anticipated mixtape and expressed, “It was my biggest dream to release a mixtape with my own unique musical color, and I wanted to tell many people my story through my music.” He also shared that he was nervous about the release, commenting, “I prepared this mixtape for over a year and ended up revealing it today. I’m more nervous and anxious than when I debuted as [a member of] BTS.”
J-Hope thanked fans for their support and added, “I want to thank the fans who waited for this mixtape and cheered me on. I will do my utmost to become a better and even more hard-working artist.”
Congratulations to J-Hope on such an impressive achievement with the first ever solo mixtape!